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BLOOMSDAY 2024 Programme

Friday, 14th of June

14.00 Opening (Joyce Statue, Main Square)
Opening speeches, handover of the Szombathely Bloom Award, stamping up to the murals

15.00 Inauguration of the Murals (Parking area in Kőszegi u.)
Artists: Mark Joyce and Stella Koleszár

16.00 Raising the flag of Bloomlandia and beer tapping (square in front of the Music School)

16.30 Csaba Árpád Horváth: Guest workers – public art presentation (square in front of the Music School)

16.30 Joyce Club (courtyard of Béla Bernstein Cultural Centre – Zrínyi I. u. 17.)

workshop on two occassions during Bloomsday – the first season starts in September on a monthly basis
Workshop leaders: Renátó Fehér writer, poet and Bence Vincze culture planner, writer

16.30 Close to the ground – Exhibition of the Westwerk Association (area below the Art Gallery)

17.30 Opening of the James Joyce roll-up biography (spiral staircase of the Art Gallery)

18.00 Kugler concert (Grand stage in Rákóczi F. u.)

19.00 Opening of the exhibition of Péter Szarka (Új Irokéz Gallery)

20.00 Csaknekedkislány concert (Grand stage in Rákóczi F. u.)

21.00 Projection mapping – FényHangár Visual Workshop on the façade of the Music School and the Art Gallery

22.00 Mirror Glimpse concert (Grand stage in Rákóczi F. u.)

Saturday, 15th of June

11.30 Opening of the poster exhibition of Károly Bonyhádi (Art Gallery)

13.00 Joyce Club (Courtyard of Szimfónia Café)

16.00 Discussion with György Dragomán (Schrammel Collection – foyer)

Discussion with the writer about local and contemporary literature, career and about the effect of Joyce
Interlocutor: Bence Vincze

17.00 Opening of the exhibition of the Leopold Bloom Collection (Art Gallery)
including: 18.00 konkoi x Gergely Balla (Platon Karataev) process music and text

18.00 Túlzás concert (Grand stage – Rákóczi F. u.)

18.00 Szombathelyers – musical-literary performance (Schrammel Collection – foyer)

A musical-literary evening in Joyce’s ‘style’. A prose reflection after the short story collection Dubliners. Short stories about Szombathely with music

21.00 Hundred Sins concert (Grand stage – Rákóczi F. u.)

21.00 Project mapping
Fényhangár Visual Workshop – Music School and Art Gallery

22.30 Arc of Yesod – contemporary afterparty in the courtyard of Szimfónia Café

+ on Friday and Saturday:

Ulysses courtyard (square in front of the Iseum)
open-air installation of the Visual Department of SEK
outdoor installation of Elizabeth Ledersberger – Rákóczi utca
Artists’ courtyard (Gateway of Szimfónia Café)
Bloomlandia merchandise (square in front of the Music School)
Door project – 2 pieces
35 giant baloons

Sunday, 16th of June

10.30 Mural walk

Mural tour to the 9 murals with Juli Salamon and Isván Szántó

14.00 Closing – Main Square, Joyce statue

Songs by Ervin Bujtás, reading and lowering the flag in Rákóczi u.

15.00 Exhibtion guided tour

Leopold Bloom Collection
Péter Szarka’s exhibition
Westwerk exhibition
Károly Bonyhádi’s exhibition
James Joyce roll-up biography